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Endotracheal intubation

Introducing a tube into the trachea to provide an open airway is called endotracheal intubation.


Review Date: 8/16/2011
Reviewed By: Jacob L. Heller, MD, MHA, Emergency Medicine, Virginia Mason Medical Center, Seattle, WA. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, A.D.A.M., Inc..
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